Blogs

Family | 7th June 2019

Empty Nest, Empty Marriage

As an individual whose next ‘big birthday’ is 60, I have become more aware of how ordinary life events can suddenly feel extra-ordinarily scary and...

Vanessa McMurtrie

Partner, Family
Residential Property | 6th June 2019

The elderly facing hidden fees on retirement properties

As the age demographic of our society has changed over the last 2 or 3 decades there has been a similar change in approach to...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Commercial Property | 9th April 2019

Brexit: maddening but not frustrating when it comes to contracts

Brexit may be maddening for business, communities and even the politicians in the thick of it, but in all the uncertainty, one thing seems certain,...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Dispute Resolution, Employment | 3rd April 2019

April ushers in more than seasonal rains for employers, with...

Gender pay gaps, itemised payslips and what to do about working rights for EU citizens – these are some of the issues looming large for...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution, Employment | 28th March 2019

Is hugging now completely off-limits at work?

Given the recent headlines about Phillip Green and the alleged victims of sexual harassment, physical contact in the workplace is a very high-profile topic among...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Dispute Resolution
Commercial Property | 19th March 2019

The High Street … analysing an uncertain future

Since the turn of the century, people’s shopping habits have changed dramatically and high street shops have struggled to change with them. We now live...

Matthew Winterbottom

Trainee Solicitor
Clinical Negligence | 4th March 2019

Don’t clinical negligence claimants take forever to get damages?!

According to the High Court “No not always” is the answer to this question! The High Court in LP (by her litigation friend) v Wye...

Mark Wisby

Associate, Clinical Negligence
Residential Property | 2nd March 2019

The ongoing “referral fee” debate

David Knapp, Partner and head of residential property at law firm Hart Brown, comments on the ongoing “referral fee” debate. The subject of referral fees...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Commercial Property | 20th February 2019

Residential properties owned by companies – ATED – Annual Tax...

ATED is an annual tax payable mainly by companies that own UK residential property. Until 1 April 2016, ATED was only applicable to residential properties...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 4th February 2019

When is a door not a door? – When it’s...

When is an accessway not an accessway? When it looks like an access but you have no rights to actually use it. It is not...

Tamzin Mandelli

Associate, Commercial Property

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